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Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
presidential election in the united states. there were people people saying it's not this person. tim pawlenty drops off and michele bachmann drops off and left with a last person standing. it's not about picking a winner. it's picking losers. this is not the person. this is not the person. finally you get the last person standing. >> host: process of e elimination. >> which is consistent in whatever organization it is. i think it is in a sense is a simplified version of reality. i think you used a theory. theory start with simple and you make them more complex. if you take ge famous for the way it chooses lards. ge we always tell our students it's a company that works at practice but not in theory. it doesn't seem to do any of the things we say it should do. it's incredible profitable. if you have to pick them it's good at picking leaders. it's good at developing managers and picking the right people. ge spends twenty years selecting among the organization and slowly promoting them over and over and over again. and so the end of the day, twenty years, so you to work your way up. at the end of
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 9:00pm EST
machine to take an office boy and get him elected to the senate. truman in his first term is considered the senator from prendergast shunned by the other senators. even in the second term he develops more of a national reputation but he's not an expert on any of these kind of issues. so he gets in there and from the beginning every meeting he has with people he says this is a terrible mistake. i'm not big enough, i am not smart enough. he goes on april 14th, 1st day in office and meets with reporters at the capitol, and they -- she says if you pray, pray for me now. i don't know if you've ever had this fall on you but the moves and the stars and all the other planets have fallen and one of them said good luck mr. president and he said i wish you didn't have to call me that. some of the unsung hero of your book and i know looking at the screen play awhile back about wallace, you know, this is one of the great contractor was of course of the modern american history. but if he had gotten nominated in 1944. and we are doing the but i know that it's from florida and was about to nominate him
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm EST
for the senate? he said i want to show the world that a well run machine can take an office boy in the election to the senate and truman in's first term there is considered a senator from prendergast. even in his second term he develops more of a national reputation but he is not expert on any of these issues. so he gets in there and write from the beginning every meeting he has with people he says this is a terrible mistake. i'm not take enough and i'm not smart enough and april 13, his first day in office mates meets with the reporters at the capitol. he said voice if you pray for me now, i don't know a few ever had a load of hay fall on you but i feel the moon and stars and all the planets have fallen on me. good luck mr. president. truman says i wish you didn't have to come me that. host go. >> host: back to henry wallace is perhaps the unsung hero of your book and i know as oliver was saying thinking about working on a screenplay a while back about while this. this is one of the great counterfactual's of modern american history. what if wallace had gotten nominated in 1944? in your book, h
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00am EST
machine that got truman re-elected in 1940, and ed pauley. ed pauley was a california oil millionaire who said, i went into politics and realized it was cheaper to reflect new congress than buy the old one. he later gets indicted for a good reason. >> his name is on the pavilion in ucla. >> right. the -- so they decided they're going to try to surround roosevelt with all people who are hostile to wallace to convince him he can't get re-elected if wallace was on the ticket. wallace had enemies in 1941 when henry luce made the speech that the 20th center is going to be the united states century and the united states is going to dominate the world economically and politically, and wallace responsibled to that and made a famous speech that the 20th 20th century should not be the american century. it should be the century of the common man. we need a worldwide revolution in the tradition of the french. he calls for ending colonialism, ending cartels, spreading the fruits of science and technology around the world. and he had enemies. his enemies were the southern segregationist because he was
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm EST
to our elected officials? >> guest: to anybody that reads it i hope, but certainly i find a lot of my liberal friends and think we can say this about me your bloomberg come he is so preoccupied with the problem of gun violence in the city that he thinks the only way to think about it is to crack down on everybody's ability to acquire firearms and the district of columbia. >> host: particularly i know you get into the book and there's a lot of this in the book that deals with a concealed carry law who has the right to carry a gun and how you think that should be handled? do you talk about it -- >> guest: i think in general all gun legislation who can own guns aside from these categories we talked about before what circumstances we carry the shuttle be as local as possible. people in new york need different roles than people in new york city in montana or texas the your best able to decide what kind of rules they should have unfortunately a lot of states the gun lobby has made it possible or impossible for local jurisdictions to make their own rules. most police to have rules about shoo
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm EST
we do now? >> host: is the book addressed to liberals are gun owners or higher elected officials? >> guest: anybody who will read it i hope. i find a lot of my liberal friends that i think probably mayor bloomberg is so preoccupied with the problem of gun violence in the city that he thinks hillary to do just keep cracking down harder on everybody's ability to acquire firearms. new york city's laws are almost as strict as they were in the district of columbia. poster the loss in new york and i know you get into this one about do with the conceal carry laws, who has the right to get a permit to carry a gun and how do you think that should be handled? >> guest: in general, all gun legislation on who can own guns aside from what was talked about before, but under what circumstances and when you carry it when you don't should all be as local as possible. people in new york the different worlds and people in new york city, then people in montana or texas probably. they are best able to decide what kind of roles they should have. unfortunately the latter state, the gun lobby has made i
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 12:00am EST
. more safely than we do now. >> host: is the book ahow ressed to lhol,erals or gun owners or elected officials? >> guest: anybody who needs it. but certainly -- i talked to my liookral frienort and you can sy that's about mayor bloomberg so preoccuphinkd with the problem f gun and iolence in the city that he thinks the only way to deal with it is just to keep cracking down habier on everuybodyt p a waselo acsiontrie firearms. new york city's laws are almost as strict as they were in the district of colum wasea. >> host: the laws in new york, particularly -- you get into the book -- deal with the concealed cackey lly ms. who has a right to get a per notice carry a gun. how do you think that should be handled? >> guest: i thiali in general al gun legislation on who can own gun aside from the federal cate-sries -- under what ctri hapraltances and when you y and when you don't, they should all be as l lawal as possibl-c people in new york need different rules than people in new york city i mean -- than people in montana, or t guas, pr a i ly. th wrly ae best able to decide t kind of rule
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